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A utility module for content-type (MIME type) handling.

Functions include:

  • Guessing a content type given a name and (optional) body data.
  • Guessing a content type given some text.
  • Parsing MIME types.

Documentation is hosted at

Change History

4.5.0 (2019-12-19)

  • Fix tests on Python 3.8 (#7).
  • Add support for Python 3.8.

4.4 (2018-10-05)

  • Add support for Python 3.7.

4.3.0 (2017-08-10)

4.2.0 (2016-08-26)

  • Add support for Python 3.5.
  • Drop support for Python 2.6.

4.1.0 (2014-12-26)

  • Add support for Python 3.4 and PyPy3.
  • Add support for testing on Travis.

4.0.1 (2013-02-20)

  • Change the file contents argument of guess_content_type from string to bytes. This change has no effect on Python 2.

4.0.0 (2013-02-11)

  • Add some tests for better coverage.
  • Add tox.ini and manifest.
  • Add support for Python 3.3 and PyPy.
  • Drop support for Python 2.4 and 2.5.

3.5.5 (2011-07-27)

  • Properly restore the HTML snippet detection, by looking at the entire string and not just its start.

3.5.4 (2011-07-26)

  • Restore detection of HTML snippets from 3.4 series.

3.5.3 (2011-03-18)

  • Add new mime types for web fonts, cache manifest and new media formats.

3.5.2 (2011-02-11)

  • LP #717289: add video/x-m4v mimetype for the .m4v extension.

3.5.1 (2010-03-23)

  • LP #242321: fix IndexError raised when testing strings consisting solely of leading whitespace.

3.5.0 (2009-10-22)

  • Move the implementation of zope.publisher.contenttype to zope.contenttype.parse, moved tests along.

3.4.3 (2009-12-28)

  • Update mime-type for .js to be application/javascript.

3.4.1 (2009-02-04)

3.4.0 (2007-09-13)

  • First stable release as an independent package.

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